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               Daily Program of Events
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                SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3rd
                 American Legion Day

Event

  A  12:00 M.--American Legion Drum & Bugle Competition.
  B  Opening Ceremony--Texaco Fire Chief Band.
  C  Event No. 22--Parachute Jumping Contest.
  D  Event No. 9--Feature Trophy Race--Free-for-all for 
        men and women pilots. Total purse $400.00 Fifteen 
        points towards Sweepstake award. Open to any type 
        airplane, powered with an engine having not more 
        than 200 cubic inch piston displacement. 
        Qualifying speed--100 miles per hour. Distance- 
        -20 miles, four laps over a 5-mile course.
  K  Tactical Maneuvers by U.S. Marine Air Corps.
  L  "The Arup" Mystery Ship
  M  Open Port--Music by the Texaco Fire Chief Band.
  N  Event No. 11--THE CHICAGO DAILY NEWS TROPHY RACE--Free-for-all for men and women pilots, towards Sweepstake award. Open to any type of airplane, powered with an engine having not more tahn 550 cubic inch piston displacement. Qualifying speed--175 miles per hour. Distance--50 miles, ten laps over a 5-mile course.

                         SCORING

      PLACE        NAME                     TIME
      1st___________________________________________
      2nd___________________________________________
      3rd___________________________________________
      4th___________________________________________ 
      5th___________________________________________

E  Johnny Miller in Looping Autogiro--Sponsored by The 
    Pennzoil Company.
F  Open Port--Music by the Texaco Fire Chief Band.
G  "Spud" Manning's 10,000 ft. Delayed Parachute Jump-- 
     sponsored by The Pennzoil Company.
H  Event No. 10--EDDIE RICKENBACKER TROPHY RACE--Free-for-all for men and women pilots. Total purse $800.00 Fifteen points towards Sweepstakes award. Open to any type airplane, powered with an engine having not more than 375 cubic inch piston displacement. Qualifying speed--150 miles per hours. Distance--30 miles, six laps over a 5-mile course.

                         SCORING

       PLACE     NAME                     TIME
       1st____________________________________
       2nd____________________________________
       3rd____________________________________
       4th____________________________________
       5TH____________________________________
  
  I  Lieut. Tito Falconi--Premier Italian Acrobat.
  J Shell Speed Dash--World's Record Attempts--3 
     kilometer Straight-away--Qualifying Speed--275  
     miles per hour.

                         Event

  K  Tactical Maneuvers by U.S. Marine Air Corps.
  L  "The Arup" Mystery Ship.
  M  Open Port--Music by the Texaco Fire Chief Band.
  N  Event no. 11--THE CHICAGO DAILY NEWS TROPHY RACE-- 
       Free-for-all for men and women pilots. Total purse 
       $1800 and trophy. Fifteen points towards 
       Sweepstake award. Open to any type airplane, 
       powered with an engine having not more than 550 
       cubic inch piston displacement. Qualifying speed- 
       -175 miles per hour. Distance--50 miles, ten laps 
       over a 5-mile course.

                          SCORING

       PLACE         NAME                   TIME
       1st_______________________________________
       2nd_______________________________________
       3rd_______________________________________
       4th_______________________________________
       5th_______________________________________

  O  Major Ernst Udet--German Acrobatic Ace.
  P  Phillips "66" Hollywood Trio--Acrobatic Smike 
       Screen--Frank Clarke, Howard Batt, Paul Mantz-- 
       Sponsored by the Phillips Petroleum Company.   
  Q  Aerial Acrobatic Wing Walking by Kurt Kunau, 
       Champion European Wing Walker. 
  R  Event No. 12--WALTER E.OLSON TROPHY RACE-- 
      International free-for-all  for women pilots only. 
      Total purse $2500.00 and the Walter E. Olson trophy 
      for permanent possession. Open to any type 
      airplane, equipped with any type of engine or 
      engines. Qualifying speed--175 miles per hour. 
      Distance--50 miles, 6 laps over a 8 1/3-mile 
      course. Sponsored by the Olson Rug Company.

                      SCORING

     PLACE      NAME                  TIME
     1st____________________________________
     2nd____________________________________
     3rd____________________________________
     5th____________________________________
     4th____________________________________

  S  Group Parachute Jump. Grand Finale.

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